opqrst-code-date-450pxOn April 3, 2015, the CDC recommended that consumers do not eat any Blue Bell brand products made at the Blue Bell Creameries Broken Arrow, Okla., production facility and that retailers and institutions do not sell or serve them.

Blue Bell brand products made at the Broken Arrow, Okla., production facility can be identified by checking for letters “O,” “P,” “Q,” “R,” “S,” and “T” following the “code date” printed on the bottom of the product package.

According to the CDC, this advice is especially important for people at higher risk for listeriosis, including pregnant women, adults 65 and older, and people with weakened immune systems.

FDA is conducting an investigation at the Blue Bell Creameries plant in Broken Arrow, Okla.

On April 3, 2015, Blue Bell Creameries announced that the firm will voluntarily suspend operations at its Broken Arrow, Okla., plant.

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